(born August 5, 1981), better known as Pressure
or Pressure Buss Pipe
, is a reggae artist from Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.He gained his early experience working on the Star Lion sound system in the late 1990s.His debut album, The Pressure Is On
, was produced by Dean Pond and released in 2005. He had a hit in Jamaica in 2007 with a remixed version of "Love and Affection", a song originally recorded for Pond but updated by producer Don Corleon. Corleon produced an album of the same name.His third album was called Coming Back For You
, again produced by Pond and released in 2009.Pressure is known for his commitment to the Rastafari movement.His latest album, Africa Redemption
, was released in December 2012. He worked on the album with producer Trevor "Baby G" James in Jamaica and Damian and Stephen Marley in Miami.After being a victim of gun crime and in response to the rise in violent crime in the islands, Pressure Busspipe organized a peace concert in St. Thomas in August 2013.